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Siddha Krishna Das Baba of Govardhana was one of the four famous siddha-babas of Vraja. The festival is celebrated annually at Manasi-ganga, a lake said to have appeared directly from Krishna's thoughts, at Govardhan. This video includes footage of the tirobhava-kirtan songs at a place near Siddha Baba's ashram.
Topics: Lake of Flowers, Gaudiya, Vaishnava, Festivals, Radha, Krishna, Chaitanya, Hinduism, bhakti, India,...
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Recorded in the evening, two days before Sri Kunjabihari Das Babaji Maharaja's festival, this Adhivasa-kirtana features an opening song in praise of Guru and the traditional songs describing the beginning of the festival celebrated by Gauranga, Nityananda and Advaita. Lead kirtaniya: Hare Krishna Das Babaji. 1. Gurvastakam, Jayare Jayare Gaura (69:52) 2. Jayare Jayare cont'd, Eka Adhivasa Ani (62:26) Related entries - VIDEO http://www.archive.org/details/kbdb-adhivasa-2006-v...
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Topics: Lake of Flowers, Vraja Festivals, Vrindavan, Gaudiya, Vaishnava, Madhavananda Das, Radha, Krishna,...
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Sri Krishna Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, also known as Gauranga on account of his golden effulgence, appeared in the land of Nadia, Bengal, to bless the people of this wretched age with the chanting of the divine Names laden with unprecedented amorous love for God, Krishna. His appearance is celebrated annually on the full moon day of the month of Phalgun. This entry contains footage from both the previous day's opening kirtana, as well as the festival day's celebrations. Lead kirtaniya: Sanatana Das...
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Topics: Lake of Flowers, Vraja Festivals, Vrindavan, Gaudiya, Vaishnava, Madhavananda Das, Radha, Krishna,...
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This footage features the memorial festival of Sri Kunjabihari Das Babaji Maharaja of Radha-kunda in its entirety, featuring a series of songs sung at the morning of the occasion, the parikrama-procession circumambulating the two sacred lakes of the village, and the concluding songs. Lead kirtaniyas: Hare Krishna Das Babaji, Prana Kishor Das Babaji, Anath Bandhu Das Babaji. 1. Gaurachandrika (56:22 | HKD) 2. Prarthana (45:00 | HKD / PKD) 3. Suchaka-kirtan (42:36 | HKD) 4. Parikrama-procession...
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Topics: Lake of Flowers, Vraja Festivals, Vrindavan, Gaudiya, Vaishnava, Madhavananda Das, Radha, Krishna,...
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Nityananda Trayodasi, the appearance day of the eccentric saint Nityananda, Caitanya's dear companion, is one of the popular celebrations of the spring, occuring on the light fortnight of the month of Magh. This is a recording of the kirtan at 2006's festival.
Topic: Bengali kirtan
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The festival of Siddha Madhusudana Das Babaji of Surya-kunda is one of the best attended and most beautiful festivals among the annual celebrations in Vraja. Devotees from all across Vraja-mandal gather to attend the occasion in Siddha Baba's sacred memory, often journeying by feet for pilgrimage within a place of pilgrimage. This is the audio-recording of 2005's festival.
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Adhivasa-kirtanas mark the opening of a festival, occuring anywhere from a few days up to a month before the actual event. As festivals come in two flavors, the ananda-utsavas or festivals of joy, and the viraha-utsavas or festivals of separation, so there are distinct songs. In the tradition at Radha-kunda, all adhivasas begin with the Jayare Jayare Gaura song. Festivals of joy conclude with Age Rambha Aropana, and festivals of separation with Eka Adhivasa Ani. The adhivasa-songs describe the...
Topic: Bengali Kirtan
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded at Shyamasundar Mandir, Radha-kunda, this entry presents an evening of kirtan, first to the accompaniment of harmonium and then along with the arati-ceremony and while circumambulating the temple. Lead kirtaniya with harmonium: Sanatana Das. Featuring the popular maha-mantra: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare / Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare...
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the morning of Sri Priyacharana Das Babaji Maharaja's disappearance festival, this entry includes a number of traditional songs describing the spring-season and the Suchaka-kirtan, or the life-story of the late saint in whose memory the celebaration takes place. Lead kirtaniya: Hare Krishna Das. 1. Raga of the Season (4:41) 2. Dekho Dekho Ritu Raja Vasanta Samaya...
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Source: MD field recording
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded At Gaura Nitai Mandir, Radha-kunda, on the occasion of Nityananda's birthday festivities. Regrettably the last song, describing Nitai's birth, was not recorded in its entirety. Lead kirtaniya: Sanatana Das. 1. Raga of the season (4:27) 2. Madhurita Viharaye Gaura Kishora (22:36) 3. Shyamala Mridula Kalevara Chandana (4:04) 4. Eseche Ara Ritu Raja Vrindavane (7:40) 5....
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Source: MD field recording
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Rasa-lila, the circle-dance of Krishna and his beloved gopis on a full moon night, is one of the most popular themes in lila-kirtana, songs depicting Krishna's pastimes. This series of eleven songs was recorded at the Rasabari temple at Radha-kunda. Lead kirtaniya: Anath Bandhu Das Babaji.
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the morning of Pandit Sri Advaita Das Babaji Maharaja's disappearance festival, this entry includes a number of traditional songs describing the spring-season and the Suchaka-kirtan, or the life-story of the late saint in whose memory the celebaration takes place. Lead kirtaniyas: Sanatana Das, Anath Bandhu Das, Kajal Krishna Das. 1. Vande Guroh Sri Charanaravindam...
Topic: Bengali Kirtan
Source: MD field recording
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This is the third entry in the Baba's Teachings -series, featuring discussions and interviews with Pandit Shri Ananta Das Babaji Maharaja. Prior to the advent of Sri Chaitanya, the two lakes that were to become the most sacred places of Gaudiya Vaishnava pilgrimage - Radha-kunda and Shyama-kunda - were lost to the world, their whereabouts unknown. In the third episode of the series, Babaji Maharaja narrates the story of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu's quest to discover these two ponds of in the land...
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Holi, the wonderful festival of colors, is celebrated in the village of Radha-kunda for several weeks, with the devotees going from one temple to the next, singing songs of Radha and Krishna enrapt in the joys of the festival. As the songs reach their pinnacles, color-powder flies in all directions, covering the atmosphere in multi-colored clouds! This entry also contains the suchaka-song of Rasikananda Prabhu and a parikrama-procession visiting different temples of the village.
Topics: Lake of Flowers, Holi, Gaudiya, Vaishnava, Festivals, Radha, Krishna, Chaitanya, Hinduism, bhakti,...
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Niyama-seva, occuring annually in October-November, is a one-month period during which followers of the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition embark on pilgrimage, often to the sacred land of Vraja, leading a simple life full of austerity and increased spiritual practices. In the village of Radha-kunda, parikrama-processions go around the village to the accompaniment of kirtan, with visits to different temples, are a daily event. This video features one such event, with a stop on the way at Varakuli...
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The sacred month of Niyama-seva, occuring annually in October-November, is brimming with devotional festivity. In the village of Radha-kunda, the devotees circumambulate the village to the accompaniment of kirtan, stopping at different temples to relish songs authored by the blessed poets of the Gaudiya Vaishnava heritage. A total of four parts will be released. Kirtaniyas in the first part: Sanatana Das Babaji, Visvambhara Das Babaji. Part 1: Miscellaneous kirtan 1. Jaya Jaya Guru...
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Kartta Sri Krishna Das Babaji was a great leader among the Gaudiya Vaishnavas of Vraja in his era. Towards the end of his life, Kartta Baba settled at Nuton Ghera, Radha-kunda, where his memorial festival is annually celebrated.
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Several times a year, on blessed days such as Maghi-purnima, the full-moon day of the month of Magh, devotees from Radha-kunda gather and circumambulate the Govardhan-mountain with a procession to the accompaniment of kirtan. A part of the yearly tradition is a stop at Govinda-kunda, where the kirtaniyas sing the touching story of Madhavendra Puri's discovering the deity of Gopala.
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Gostha-lila, or Krishna's leaving for the pastures with the cows and the calves, is a popular, recurring theme in lila-kirtanas, or songs describing his pastimes. This session, led by Anath Bandhu Das Babaji, was recorded on Gopastami at Radha-kunda.
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of harmonium, mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. These two series of recordings, recorded at Rasa-bari at the village of Radha-kunda, feature songs describing Krishna's captivating beauty. The first series of songs is led by Sanatana Das Baba. The second series is led by Lalita Das Baba. :: First evening :: 1. Lakhavana Kanchana (34:29) 2. Ki Rupa Dekhilu (48:56) 3. Manda Manda Madhura Gaya (6:19) 4. Lalita Ullasa...
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the morning of Sri Kunjabihari Das Babaji Maharaja's disappearance day festival, this entry includes the traditional "Gaurachandrika", prayers to Radha and Krishna, and the Suchaka-kirtan, or the life-story of the late saint in whose memory the celebaration takes place. Lead kirtaniyas: Hare Krishna Das Babaji, Prana Kishor Das Babaji. 1. Gaurachandrika...
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the evening, two days before Sri Kunjabihari Das Babaji Maharaja's festival, this entry features an opening song in praise of Guru and the traditional songs describing the beginning of the festival celebrated by Gauranga, Nityananda and Advaita. Lead kirtaniya: Hare Krishna Das Babaji. 1. Raga of the Season (14:24) 2. Sri Gurvastakam (7:20) 3. Jayare Jayare Gaura...
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Recorded at the disappearance festival of Siddha Baba of Ranabari and at Jiva Goswami Ghera, Radha-kunda, this entry features two sucaka-kirtanas narrating the life-stories of these two saints. Lead kirtaniyas: Hare Krishna Das, Sanatana Das (Ranabari) and Anath Bandhu Das (Jiva Goswami Ghera). With the exception of the second track, the recording quality is regrettably lower than usual due to problems with the recording setup and local sound systems. 1. Prarthana & Ranabari Siddha Baba's...
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the morning of Sri Kunjabihari Das Babaji Maharaja's disappearance day festival, this entry includes four songs from Sri Narottama Das Thakur's Prarthana and the Suchaka-kirtan, or the life-story of the late saint in whose memory the celebaration takes place. Lead kirtaniyas: Hare Krishna Das, Sanatana Das. 1. Ei Bara Paile Dekha Charana Dukhani (24:08 | SD) 2. Ei...
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These two recordings narrate the story of purva-raga, describing the falling in love of Radha and Krishna. The first series of songs, describing Radha's side of the story, is led by Lalita Das Baba. The second, describing Krishna's, is led by Sanatana Das Baba. Recorded at Chakaleshvar, Govardhan. Radha's purva-raga 1. Mangalacharan (10:44) 2. Aju Hama Ki Pekhalu Navadvipacandra (31:28) 3. Aja Madhura Sri Vrindavane (24:17) 4. Gharera Bahire Dande Satabara (9:19) 5. Amadera Dha Ki Holo (11:28)...
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